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For the second year in a row, North Penn High School’s Academic Decathlon team won the state championship, which was held Feb. 28 and March 1 at Souderton Area High School. Fourteen schools from across the state gathered at Souderton to face off in a competition that included an essay, an interview, speeches, a written test and more. Souderton took fifth place in the decathlon.Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:40:30 -0800
The Radio 1 DJ was calm in the face of a crisis after he swallowed a bit of broken glass while on air. That's more than can be said for the 5 Live presenter who encountered a mouse in the studio It began with DJ Nick Grimshaw interrupting his Radio 1 morning show to say, "News just in: I've swallowed something weird in my drink. So now I have to go make sure I'm OK at the hospital." It was not ...Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:21:23 -0800
Q: I've been reading about the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington state, and how it's raising questions about DUI enforcement. They're developing testing standards for marijuana levels that cause impairment, similar to the 0.08 blood-alcohol limit for drunk driving. Apart from marijuana still being illegal in Pennsylvania, does the state specifically ...Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:20:07 -0800
La Universidad de Penn State en el condado Berks será sede de una carrera 5k y el evento es para recaudar fondos para dos organizaciones Cristianas sin fines de lucro. Organizadores de la carrera "Daylight Saving Dash" estarán aceptando solicitudes del público el día de la carrera que cae el sábado 8 de marzo. Las inscripciones empiezan a partir de las 8 a.m. y hay un costo de 28 dolares. La ...Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:20:37 -0800
The leading Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania made a stop in Reading on Thursday. Tom Wolf took a tour of the Schmidt Training and Technology Center at Reading Area Community College. Wolf, a businessman from York County, said he wants to help bring manufacturing jobs to Pennsylvania. A recent Franklin and Marshall College poll has him leading in the Democratic primary, but the ...Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:18:06 -0800
Students at Albright College in Reading could soon have a louder voice on Berks County's community access channel. BCTV is in talks to lease space at 13th and Richmond streets on Albright's campus. If all goes according to plan, BCTV could begin moving out of its studio in downtown Reading by the end of the summer.Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:17:40 -0800
Reading's mayor is giving an elementary school high marks for its efforts to recycle. Mayor Vaughn Spencer presented the "Environmental Stewardship Award" to Amanda Stout Elementary School. After a recent presentation about the importance of recycling, more than 125 fourth grade students enrolled in the mayor's "Kids for A Clean City" club. The club encourages students to improve their ...Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:50:18 -0800
Veterans served our country, and now people in Reading are gathering to serve them. "The veterans that become homeless, they do not know which way they are headed. They have decisions they have to make and they do not know how to make them. They get hopeless and frustrated," said Pastor Pete Maldonado, of Hammond Heights 7th Day Adventist Church. The Army Reserve said veterans make up 25 percent ...
Panitikan, Ideolohiya, Rebolusyon: Edukasyon at Pedagohiya sa Bisa ng nobelang Desaparecidos ni Lualhati BautistaThu, 06 Mar 2014 15:41:42 -0800
1. Sa unang malas, umaayaw na o natatabangan ang marami sa pagkasulyap sa salitang “ideolohiya.” Ano ba ito, propaganda o chika tungkol sa politika na hindi bagay sa okasyong itong pagsunod sa binagong K-12 curriculum. Kung inyong nabasa ang Batas at Memo ni Dir. Licuanan, nais daw hasain ang estudyante sa kritikal at malikhaing pag-iisip [...]Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:39:33 -0800
A man busted after he was sought as part of a child pornography raid in Berks County will spend two to seven years behind bars. Brett Correll pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of children and avoiding apprehension charges. Corell had been hiding at a campground near Kutztown when he was arrested in January 2013.